Causes of the the Civil War uses Nonfiction Informational Text and engaging hands-on activities to teach students about the events leading up to the American Civil War:
• COMPLETE Lesson-we supply all of the Civil War CONTENT!
• Questions to assess Informational Text Comprehension
• Persuasive Letter to Abraham Lincoln or Jefferson Davis~All Formal Letter Outlines Included!
• Vocabulary Quiz
In addition, students will create Vocabulary Foldables to help them study for the Vocabulary Quiz (all Interactive Patterns and step-by-step directions included!)
Causes of the Civil War, a Nation Divided, aligned with the 3rd-5th grade Common Core READING, WRITING, and LANGUAGE Standards (see Preview for Standard Alignment), can be purchased separately or as part of our CIVIL WAR INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK UNIT
We've included a context-appropriate Glossary, Answer Pages, and Grading Rubrics for the Civil War Persuasive Writing Assignment.
Download the Civil War Preview to see the complete Lesson Plan, Common Core Alignment, as well as samples from the lesson and activities.
OUR OTHER CIVIL WAR RESOURCES:
THE UNION AND THE CONFEDERACY INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK MINI UNIT
THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM
CIVIL WAR INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK UNIT
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